The purpose of the Hunger Games is to win for your nation and possibly die doing so, just like the Olympics. As one of the representatives for the US team, Samantha Served the same purpose of Katniss Everdeen. They were both just a pawn in a deadly game for the sole purpose of entertaining their nation. Therefore the Hunger Games and the Olympics have too much in common with each other, making Retrosi’s argument very strong. The luger’s argument is interesting because she got hurt and she linked the Hunger Games and the Olympics together.
Anna experiences a moral dilemma everyday because of Kate in My Sister’s Keeper. She really wants to help Kate because she wants her to live, but Anna wants her own life back. She comments that she is always sick but never sick enough for her parents. Both girls over came these dilemmas and did what they knew was
She is a stubborn, strong-willed girl who will not take no for an answer. A fourteen year old girl seeking personal revenge for her father’s death is something many would not expect. Although Mattie would much rather find and kill Tom Chaney herself, she knows deep down she needs someone to protect and care for her. With her losing her father, she encounters a rough time and looks for someone to fill his missing spot. Her voice is so strong on her own, but throughout the course of the journey, she finds a sense of nurture and safety within Rooster Cogburn.
Somehow, the Erasers find them wherever they go. Alex Cross has met up with his former police partner to investigate in the crime of her dead wife’s murder. Throughout the entire book, Ari loves Max, but in an uncanny way. Ari thinks, “If Max was trapped, if she had no hope of escaping, and if [I] was the only one keeping her alive with food and water – then she’d get used to him, right?” (Patterson 237) Ari has an interesting way of expressing his feelings to her. He has shown that he is still yet a child, a child needing the attention from his mother (Metaphor).
It is as if her whole world changed in a blink of an eye, but despite the rapid change, she embraces it. She loves her child to an extent only a mother can imagine possible. She lives her life as if it is her job to protect her cub until the day she dies. To the hoaxers it makes sense that she would conspire to kill child just to show the world she can still act. Ultimately, arguing that the parents conspired to kill their own children is illogical due to lack of credibility of inferences and the strength of a parent of child
Katniss and Odysseus are similar heroic characters in that they are both brave and clever, but their idea of selflessness is different, One similarity that both heroes have is bravery. Katniss shows this through her fight with the Capital. One example is when Katniss decides to nominate herself for the Hunger Games. Katniss has always protected Prim. After their father’s death, Katniss begins supporting her family.
This book should be kept on shelves because of how the book shows different relationships, growing up, and how to cope with life when it goes bad. Relationships in Burned by Ellen Hopkins were vital to Pattyn ( the main character’s) life. Her relationship with her parents were almost non existent. Her father was an abusive alcoholic and she did spent some time shooting
The realities about Alcott’s character are that she must face what she used to think about war and that it was exhilarating in an adventurous and entertaining way, but she soon discovers war is all about survival once she begins nursing. She must also face her patient’s needs and orders to keep them alive for as soon as possible, but to also take care of them cautiously. In one of her journal entries, she provides her daily schedule of orders and duties. “Up at six, dress by gas light, run through my ward & fling up the windows though the men
For example, Penelope was always trying to keep her son away from suitors and delayed the marriage of another man in order to keep the both of them safe. Keeping herself safe allowed her to focus better on giving him an improved life. “ ‘The essence of being a good parent is putting your own needs first’...It does mean keeping yourself as grounded and as stress free as possible so you can give your baby the wonderful childhood he or she deserves”(Sarah 3). In the book, Penelope does tasks to keep herself from having to marry one of the many men trying to overtake the throne. By doing so, she allows herself more time to really focus on her son, instead of him worrying about adjusting to a new father who most likely would not have his best interest in mind.
Another illustration of overcoming adversity is when they think that their grandmother doesn't want them to stay,after their first night of being there, and they overcome that adversity by working hard and doing work in order for their grandmother to let them stay. The final showing of the theme of family in Homecoming is when their grandmother rips up the letter to Cousin Eunice and let them stay. This showed great family because even though they're grandmother couldn't afford them, she still let them
Since the Everdeens and the Snows are different kinds of parents, Katniss and Kristina develop into different kinds of women. Katniss uses her father’s death and her mother’s depression to her advantage, since these circumstances, although unfortunate, provider her with the opportunity to learn how to hunt, gather, trade at the Hob, and cook. Her parents’ impact on her causes Katniss to become a fighter and tackle whatever obstacles are thrown her way, no matter how overwhelming they seem. Kristina, on the other hand, succumbs to the negative influence of her parents, instead of rising above it and using her less than ideal circumstances to empower her to become a better person. She falls into the junkie lifestyle in the hopes that she can escape her painful family dynamic that includes an absent, drug addicted father, and a mother who barely pays any attention to her and denies her obvious drug addiction.
Janie stands up for what she believes in, and through these confrontations, she better understands herself. Janie reacts in different ways to people in her life trying to control her, and this can be seen with Grannie, Jody, and Tea Cake. Grannie forces her to marry Logan, but Janie stands up for herself when she decides to leave him after Grannie dies. Throughout the novel Janie is looking for love, and she
As a young girl, she was innocent and unaware of all the discrimination in the south. Growing up, Anne has dealt with severe poverty and is often the one bringing income to her family’s home along with her mother. Her employers are a huge factor as to why she is so drawn to the movement. For instance, when Anne learned about Emmitt Till being killed, she ran to her mother for an explanation but her mother had replied “…just do your work like you don’t know nothing… that boy’s a lot better off in heaven than he is here” (262). Her mother brushing off the death of Emmitt Till took the best of her curiosities and she questioned why her mother was acting so afraid although it was obvious that.
She provide her team with a set of rules they had to go by, and if they didn’t they might as well didn’t show up to any practices or games. Besides of trying to teach her team discipline she cared for the fugees like family. The refugee families when through many traumatic events in their lives before moving to Clarkston. Luma created a soccer programs to give the boys something to do to get their minds off the problems they faced every day. Although the refugees faced many problem before their new lives became in Clarkston, they still had to deal with feeling like outsiders.
Hester was ostracized by her community yet she was able to find the strength to continue to be a part of the community and raise her daughter. The colony believed that by doing these things to Hester she would break under pressure but she persevered and found online freedom through the embroidery of the scarlet letter. In conclusion all three novels provide valuable lessons. Each and every one representing a different aspect of our developing society. Not only did these novels teach very important lessons when they were written but those lessons still